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Cold beverages on a hot day near downtown and Depot Park

FM has developed into a nice place for a family outing. Great interesting beers and a couple... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
flplantdr
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Gainesville, Florida
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Wonderful Local Brewery

Let me start off by saying I’m not much of a beer person. However First Magnitude offers options... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
gurlwitdafro
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

FM has developed into a nice place for a family outing. Great interesting beers and a couple ciders for the adults, neat sodas for the kids, and always a food truck or two for snacks. Shaded outdoor (fenced in) play area for the kids with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Let me start off by saying I’m not much of a beer person. However First Magnitude offers options that even a person who dislikes beer can enjoy. They have plenty and ciders and even release special batches of brew. Usually once a month they also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gurlwitdafro
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I try to go to every fund raising event for the local museum that they hold at First Magnitude. I particularly like the Butterfly and Bee fund raisers. They have wonderful beer, great food trucks and really good music. I go alone most times but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Maevenish
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I stopped in this fine microbrewery on a Saturday evening and enjoyed the entire experience. The tap room is large and roomy, the servers are very attentive, and the entire atmosphere of the place was welcoming. I tried the Belgian Dubbel and thoroughly enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 227craigf
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Nice place for a local beer. Stopped by on a trip to Gainesville and enjoyed some of their beer. They have a large outside area with a kids playground and a stage for music, though non on the night I was there. The staff was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GLG3
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

First Mag is doing local beer right. Their pilot batches are great so I recommend getting them when you see them! Lots of different styles for different tastes. If you’re in Gainesville or just swinging through you should definitely stop in!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kaseyinmaine
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Easy to find. Lots of parking all around the entire building. Great vibe inside and outside. Lots of tables for seating and plenty of counter space to order. Friendly staff. Definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WabashO
Reviewed October 20, 2017

I don't think that I had ever had First Magnitude beer before I stopped by on a recent trip to Gainesville. I was a little confused about the parking there and ended parking a bit a way on the street. Not their fault but all...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Adrian J
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to tour the brewery and sample some local products while in Gainesville, was not disappointed. Free to enter and look around, great vibe, excellent beers. Ate from the food truck outside while we sipped beers and really enjoyed ourselves. Looks like a great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I visited for the first time during the first week of August. It is a warehouse with two spaces. There is typical warehouse space, no air conditioning that I could tell, and large doors. There are heavy duty picnic table throughout the garage with significant...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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